Ride CTA, Metra & Pace with Ventra: Manage your fares, buy Metra mobile tickets, get arrivals.
Use transit in and around all of Chicago: It's easy to manage and pay your fare on CTA, Metra and Pace buses and trains with the Ventra app. Find all the features you're used to on the Ventra website and more, including mobile ticketing for Metra trains!
With the Ventra app, you can:
• Check your balance and available passes in your Ventra Card's transit account.
• Instantly load value or passes to your Ventra Card's transit account.
• Switch autoload for transit value or passes on and off.
• Buy and use Metra mobile tickets to ride any Metra train.
• Use transit value you've loaded to buy a Metra ticket.
• Get real-time account notifications so you know when it's time to load more fare or buy more tickets.
• Get real-time arrival/departure information from CTA, Metra and Pace all in one app—by picking a stop, using favorites or looking at service near where you're standing.
What's new in version 2.0
Version 2.0 brings an all new app, custom-built from the ground up based on what we’ve heard from Chicago area transit riders, like you! This first version features a home screen where you can see all the info most important to you, lets you skip faster to tasks like buying tickets or loading fare and features improved transit info and new door-to-door trip planning. (And don’t worry, this is just the first step in launching more of the new features you’ve been asking for!)
Ventra is an application developed by Chicago Transit Authority and released on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 10.3 or later on the following devices: iPhone 11 Pro, X, Xs, SE, iPhone 8, 7, 6, iPad Pro and iPad Mini.
Click the button or scan the QR code below to download Ventra for iOS. Check out our downloads section to download Ventra for android and other platforms.
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The app is free and offers no in-app purchases.